4 Dandaloo Street, Kariong NSW 2250
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NEWS 22.08.2021

NEWS 22.08.2021

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club

Due to current public health orders, the clubrooms are currently closed for access until further notice. The clubs executive team continue to monitor the ongoing public health situation are hopeful the doors can reopen again soon.

Yesterday the club held its annual general meeting.

The outgoing executive team consisting of President Jaye VK2QRZ, Vice President Brad VK2NMZ and Treasurer VK2DLS. The Club thanks you for all your work and effort you have put in over the years.

The club would like to welcome to newly elected executive committee for 2021 of Club President Sam VK2ZZ , Vice President David VK2VGA , Secretary Brian VK2BDU  and Treasurer James VK2FJEG

and while the club allows the newly elected team to get up to speed, they are looking forward to some fresh ideas. Congratulations!

The daily morning tea net continues, and the club would like to thank Bob VK2AOR and Dave VK2KFU for their stellar efforts. With stay-at-home orders expanding to now include the Hunter region, it is a terrific way to get to know your fellow operators. This week the club would like to give a shout out to Hank VK2BHL from the Heathcote Region who has dropped in to say hello every day. A massive thanks go out to Bob and Dave for running these nets, you will be sure to learn a little piece of history each day.

A reminder that the club’s Brand Meister DMR repeater is currently offline due to an unknown power related fault. And the Echolink and IRLP systems remain offline, and the team hope to have this returned soon once travel restrictions have eased. However, D-Star and VK-DMR repeaters are fully functional.

So far, the club has only had 2 operators come forward to help with running VK100AF special event station call sign next weekend. This is a fantastic opportunity to get out on the bands and share in celebrating this momentous occasion portable or otherwise. If you are interested in participating, please reach out to the club directly.

You can find out more about the CCARC on the web at www.ccarc.org.au; via telephone on 02 4340 2500 or Search for Central Coast Amateur Radio Club on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to find us. Remember to give the club a “like” to follow for any updates.


Outgoing Vice-President & Publicity, Central Coast Amateur Radio Club.

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